Take the Long Way Home, Gallery Q - opening Friday, December 1, 6-9pm

Take the Long Way Home Gallery Q 100 College Ave. Dec 1, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm ImageOut and Gallery Q are joining forces once again. “Take the Long Way Home” features recent work by Nancy Topolski and Allen C. Topolski. This show marks the first time these two artists, a married couple, have exhibited their work together. Allen’s works from the “Things I Used to Need” series are attempts to relate imagery and representation to objects and function along a delicate line of comprehension – a line like the remaining one connecting us to what we have almost forgotten. The art that Nancy is exhibiting is resourced from the Visual Studies Workshop’s Soibelman Syndicate New Agency Archive as well as

Sean J Patrick Carney - Visiting Artist

Visiting artist Sean J Patrick Carney will be giving a talk in the Sage blackroom today from 2:00-4:40pm. www.seanjosephpatrickcarney.com www.socialmalpractice.com www.humorandtheabject.com Sean J Patrick Carney (b. 1982, Michigan) is a visual artist, writer, and comedian in Brooklyn, NY. He is the founder and director of Social Malpractice Publishing, an independent press that has produced over 50 artist editions and books since 2009. He runs Humor and the Abject, an online collection of writing on contemporary art and comedy, and is the host of the weekly eponymous podcast. Carney is a frequent contributor to Art in America and VICE. His performances and work have been exhibited in venues

The Yards Opportunities: Internship and Residency

The Yards Internship Are you a motivated college student looking for something to boost your resume over winter break? Or are you afraid the Rochester winter might turn you into a frozen ️popsicle...with no real world experience? The YARDS Collective is seeking a new media or video intern for January 2018 and gallery interns for the spring and summer! The YARDS is a versatile space that focuses on promoting emerging artists, first Friday showcases, special programming and studio rentals. For more information please visit our website Theyardsrochester.com or contact Kristina Kaiser (former intern turned space director) at our email attheyards@gmail.com. The Yards Collaborative Residency Inter

Hartnett Gallery Workshop

Need a way to de-stress but also learn how to properly hang your own pieces of works? Why not drop by the Hartnett Gallery (in Wilson Commons) for the installation workshop! We'll be teaching how to properly hang and level those artworks that you want to learn how to properly be able to install your multimedia works. This will be taking place in Hartnett Gallery on Friday, November 17th starting at 1 PM.

The Arduino as an Audience Experience Meter – Thursday

In this workshop, you will create an audience experience meter and record data that can be analyzed to understand public opinion and emotional responses to a video. Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017 Time:2:00pm – 4:00pm Location:Carlson Q&i Campus:Carlson Register Here: http://libcal.lib.rochester.edu/event/3517014

Two Icons Lecture: Zanele Muholi

Zanele Muholi is a South African artist and visual activist who works in photography, video, and installation. The annual Two Icons Lecture, which explores the intersection of race and gender, honors the legacy of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, two iconic individuals based in Rochester whose deep commitment to civil rights and social justice changed the course of history. Sponsored by Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studiesand the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. Tuesday, November 14 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

University Connections: College Night at the MAG! 11-16-17

MAG College Night Thursday, November 16, 2017 Memorial Art Gallery 7:00-10:00 pm Students from Rochester area colleges receive free admission to the museum. Visitors can enjoy the technical mastery and virtuosity of Wendell Castle Remastered, experience ON/OFF: a Pop-up Interactive Sound Installation, make #MemesofMAG, play supersized games, and socialize among 5,000 years of world art. Music provided by WITR and light refreshments by Brown Hound Downtown. FREE Admission for all college students with valid college ID. FREE transportation to MAG available at UR and RIT. RIT students can sign up for the bus here. General Information Admission Always FREE to University of Rochester students, fa

Sharon Hayes giving the Craig Owens Memorial Lecture - 4pm today

Craig Owens Lecture presents “Queer Publicities” by Sharon Hayes University of Pennsylvania Department of Fine Arts TODAY at 4 pm Gowen Room Sharon is an internationally recognized artist and recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation award, and her talk, entitled “Queer Publicities,” will revolve around a a 5-channel video installation she completed in 2016, In My Little Corner of the World, which attempts to understand the growing significance of publicity as a tactic of communal discourse. Her focus on the near-past is influenced by the potent imbrication of private and public urgencies that she experienced in her own foundational encounters with feminism and AIDS activism. Hayes teaches in the

Environmental Humanities & Art Multi-media Mixer

Environmental Humanities & Art Multi-media Mixer Monday, November 13th @7pm @The School of Live Culture Lab in Sage Art Center Featuring works by: Detroit based Eco-Artist Bridget Quinn Soundscapes by Jose Benjamin Escobar Environmental Mini-Opera by Sara De Franco Eco-Readings of theory, poetry, and prose by: Michelle Klein, Ria Karve, Gabi Lipschitz, Emilee Brecht, Yu Qingyi, Sara De Franco, and Broc Miller Artworks by: Michael Keane, Qin Jiaqi, Daniel Kim, Iain Speece, and Joey Blackshear Snacks and drinks including a keg of homemade kombucha and fermented nut cheeses! for more info contact: lnadir@ur.rochester.edu

TinkerSpace Arduino program workshops

On November 16 and 17 the Library’s TinkerSpace program will be offering four exciting Arduino workshops: You can find more information about the program here: https://www.library.rochester.edu/tinkerspace/inman All TinkerSpace workshops are free and open to all University of Rochester students, faculty, and staff—simply click the link above to register for a session! All materials for the workshop will be provided. Participants should bring a laptop and, if possible, download and install the Arduino open-source software before the workshop. No previous experience with coding, microcontrollers, or electronics is required. The first part of each workshop will be an introduction to the Ardui

Experimental Archives - New Spring Course

New FMS Course for Spring 2018: FMS 251: Experimental Archives GER 280, SA 245 Tues | Thurs 4:50 - 7:30 Co-taught by Evelyne Leblanc-Roberge (Studio Arts/Lens Based Media) and June Hwang (Film & Media Studies) What happens when we think of archives as exhibits and exhibits as archives? Archives do not just store facts and materials, they make traces of the past tangible. Like exhibits, archives create a context and an audience. By blurring these categories and exploring the multiple definitions of what an archive can be, we will explore questions of access, power and subjectivity in relation to creating and exhibiting art. The class projects will focus on photography with an emphasis on hybr

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